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Client Support Volunteer

project: Thrive
  • Kings Heath Park
  • B14 7TQ
  • 1 - 10
See more volunteer opportunities from: Berkshire

About the opportunity

Conservation, Disability, Education, Gardening, Health & Wellbeing, Older People, Wildlife & Conservation, Young People

Tasks include: - developing social interaction with our client gardeners and encouraging them to work with and talk to others - demonstrating and guiding with tasks such as sowing seeds, pruning and mowing - watching out for the health and safety of those you are working with

Weekly
5
51

We require two references and a DBS check organised by us. Full training and support will be given. Patience, understanding and reliability are more important than horticultural skills.

Boots and Thrive sweatshirt will be provided.

About the project

Thrive are the UK's leading charity using gardening to bring positive change to the lives of disabled people, those living with ill health, the isolated, disadvantaged and vulnerable.

Our mission is to use our passion for the power of gardening to change the lives of people touched by disability.

Since our foundation in 1978, Thrive have championed the benefits of gardening, run nationwide therapeutic projects, carried out pioneering research and offered specialised professional training in social and therapeutic horticulture.

When

Mon 16 Oct 2017 to Mon 15 Jan 2018
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Volunteering impact

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Thrive is the leading charity in the UK that uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives or people who are living with disabilities or ill health, or are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. We are looking for volunteers to support our horticultural therapists delivering our gardening programmes in Birmingham including our Gardening for Good health programme and our Grow and Learn programme.